Exmouth War Journals of 1944 - Nostalgia

PUBLISHED: 16:26 04 May 2017 | UPDATED: 16:45 04 May 2017

Exmouth Journal, printed April 29, 1944. Ref exz War Journals Nost 29-4-1944-10. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Exmouth Journal, printed April 29, 1944. Ref exz War Journals Nost 29-4-1944-10. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

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On this week in 1944: Extracts from the Exmouth Journal, printed April 29, 1944.

Thanks for tobacco pipes. Ref exz War Journals Nost 29-4-1944-3. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESThanks for tobacco pipes. Ref exz War Journals Nost 29-4-1944-3. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Every week, we bring you clippings taken from the wartime Exmouth Journals and the local topics of the day in 1944.

Exmouth Journal, printed April 29, 1944. Ref exz War Journals Nost 29-4-1944-1. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESExmouth Journal, printed April 29, 1944. Ref exz War Journals Nost 29-4-1944-1. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Fine for stolen cigarette case. Ref exz War Journals Nost 29-4-1944-8. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESFine for stolen cigarette case. Ref exz War Journals Nost 29-4-1944-8. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

A 14 year old boy pleaded guilty to stealing a cigarette case but not the matches at an Exmouth juvenile court.

Leave the Railways Free. Ref exz War Journals Nost 29-4-1944-2. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESLeave the Railways Free. Ref exz War Journals Nost 29-4-1944-2. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Wedding. Ref exz War Journals Nost 29-4-1944-4. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESWedding. Ref exz War Journals Nost 29-4-1944-4. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Midnight fire. Ref exz War Journals Nost 29-4-1944-7. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESMidnight fire. Ref exz War Journals Nost 29-4-1944-7. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

A midnight fire at No. 1, Highfield Villas, Exmouth, caused damage to a staircase.

What's on. Ref exz War Journals Nost 29-4-1944-5. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESWhat's on. Ref exz War Journals Nost 29-4-1944-5. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

New incumbent. Ref exz War Journals Nost 29-4-1944-6. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESNew incumbent. Ref exz War Journals Nost 29-4-1944-6. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

War Savings. Ref exz War Journals Nost 29-4-1944-9. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESWar Savings. Ref exz War Journals Nost 29-4-1944-9. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Want to see more clippings from the historic Exmouth Journals of 1944? Join our nostalgic Facebook group, Devon Memories, where you will also find other nostalgic pictures and stories from across the region.


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